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  • Friday August 15th, 2014
    Lancaster County Public Schools are now accepting applications for volunteer tutors and mentors for the 2014-2015 school year. If you enjoy working with students and have the desire to make a positive impact on their lives, this may be a very rewarding opportunity for you. Applications may be picked up at the school board office on Irvington Road, or any of the three schools during ...
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  • Friday August 15th, 2014
    Parent Chair Grover Branson announces the 13th annual Community Oyster Roast will be held on the Rowe Campus of Chesapeake Academy, on October 18th from 5 pm to 9 pm. This annual event was voted Best of 3 Charity Events in 2014 by Virginia Living Magazine. The Fall Festival Community Oyster Roast is based on the popular roll-up-your-sleeves southern tradition, which features sacks of fresh, local oysters ...
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  • Friday August 15th, 2014
    CIEE, a non profit, works with international exchange programs. Becky Bell, a volunteer local coordinator and host parent, has been involved with CIEE for over 12 years hosting high school exchange students from Brazil, Thailand, Germany, Spain, Slovakia to name a few and overseen as many as 300 from over 55 countries over the years. Many of her students have attended schools in this area. Last year, she had 6 students ...
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  • Friday August 15th, 2014
    On Monday, September 8, Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury will host the third presentation in its 2014 Mind & Muscle Seris. Dr. Merthia Haynie, owner and director of Abilities Abound in Callao, will speak on the benefits of physical therapy. The event will be held at 11:00 a.m. in the auditorium on the RWC campus at 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. Haynie, a native of Northumberland County, graduated from Northumberland ...
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  • Friday August 15th, 2014
    Northum­ber­land High School is bring­ing more col­lege courses to the high school. August 11 the school board approved a pro­posal out­lined by Northum­ber­land high school prin­ci­pal Dr. Travis Burns,to bring con­cur­rent enroll­ment courses at RCC on-site at Northum­ber­land high school. Burns said the par­tic­i­pa­tion in con­cur­rent enroll­ment classes dur­ing class­room hours will be lim­ited to juniors and seniors. To take a con­cur­rent enroll­ment course, a stu­dent applies to take ...
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  • Friday August 15th, 2014
    A fed­eral court cleared the way for same-sex mar­riage to be rec­og­nized in Vir­ginia after deny­ing a motion to stay its own rul­ing against a ban on the unions. As a result of the rul­ing same-sex cou­ples can apply for mar­riage licenses in Vir­ginia next week. The rul­ing came from the 4th U.S. Cir­cuit Court of Appeals in Rich­mond, which took the case after a dis­trict ...
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  • Friday August 15th, 2014
    Pro­fes­sor Mike Goat­ley, Ph. D., of Vir­ginia Tech is the fea­tured speaker at the North­ern Neck Mas­ter Gar­den­ers’ Lawn Sem­i­nar August 23. It runs from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Trans­porta­tion Build­ing, and from 1 to 3 p.m. at West­more­land County School Board Meet­ing Room. According to Goat­ley, lawns that are man­aged respon­si­bly can pros­per with­out dam­age to the environment.Dr. Goatley,a pro­fes­sor at Vir­ginia Tech­writes ...
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